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verb as in call, signal, or lure

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At night, when trouble might have otherwise beckoned to a young woman her age, Maria was in the truck, working.

I got up to leave and Biden, with his usual graciousness, beckoned me to stay.

Global fame beckoned when he debuted as Brit master spy James Bond, for four movies, in 1995.

She beckoned to them, gesturing as if she were going to give them a treat.

During the course of the party, Charles Monteith, one of the Faber board, beckoned me out into the hall.

Don Diego beckoned two guards, who immediately drew near their prisoner.

For some moments the girls talked a rapid duet, then Isabel turned suddenly and beckoned.

When he had got through, and had left some medicine, he beckoned Matt to follow him out on the porch.

Chet beckoned her out to have a part in the fun; but much more serious matters filled Jess Morses mind.

At the third entr'acte she turned and said two words: the count left the box, and Marguerite beckoned to me to come to her.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to beckoned, such as: attract, invite, entice, tempt, pull, and draw.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.